The August issue of Toy World is out now

Published on: 2nd August 2021

The packed August 2021 issue of Toy World is landing on desks this week and is available to read online now. 

The latest issue of Toy World is out now and available to read online. This issue features in-depth looks at the Plush, STEM, Fidget and Wooden Toy categories, bringing readers the latest product and marketing information decision makers need to know. This edition also contains a look at the upcoming Autumn Fair trade show and the stands that will be of interest to toy buyers.

In addition, the August issue contains company profiles with Toynamics and Sambro, the former discussing the way forward after the UK operation’s first full year of very successful trading and the latter telling us about how the company is changing and growing under its new CEO. A Golden Bear interview also reveals why the company has “a spring in its step”, Kidicraft shares how a booming year has led to huge expansion for the company, and we take an in-depth look at the educational SmartLab brand from Quarto Group. And we couldn’t let Character Option’s Colin Fox retire next month without a few words on his illustrious career…

Contributors including the NPD Group, Generation Media, Toy Barnhaus and the AIS/Playroom members that took part in this month’s Talking Shop also offer their news and views, and of course, there’s all the very latest product, industry, marketing and licensing updates.

To read the August digital edition, click here.

The team is now working on the September main issue as well as the annual bumper Games & Puzzles supplement. Companies wanting to get involved should get in touch ASAP to see if there’s just time to squeeze you in.

For advertising enquiries, contact Mark Austin by phoning 07710 532952 or emailing

For editorial enquiries, contact Rachael Simpson-Jones or Sam Giltrow


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